The Mountain Valley Pipeline was given the go-ahead this week by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Office of Energy Projects (OEP) to resume construction and restoration efforts on around 200 miles of its Virginia and West Virginia project.
Around 65 percent of the area has already... Read More »
Entergy Arkansas officials said the Happy Valley Transmission Project will be discontinued and is no longer required to address North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Transmission Planning Performance Requirements.
The endeavor was designed to provide continued reliable electric s... Read More »
Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., recently filed a base rate case with the Public Service Commission of Maryland (PSC) that includes several new initiatives aimed at improving service reliability.
The case is the first base rate case Potomac Edison has filed in Maryland in approx... Read More »
Three percent of U.S. thermoelectric generating capacity now uses dry and hybrid cooling, most of which had begun operation since 2000, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a recent report.
Dry cooling systems use ambient air, rather than water, to cool and condense steam. The... Read More »
Eversource completed the sale of nine hydroelectric facilities in New Hampshire to Hull Street Energy LLC.
The nine hydroelectric stations—Amoskeag Hydro, Ayers Island Hydro, Canaan Hydro, Eastman Falls Hydro, Garvins Falls Hydro, Gorham Hydro, Hooksett Hydro, Jackman Hydro, and Smith Hydro—w... Read More »
Initiative 97, a proposal in Colorado that would make 85 percent of non-federal land off-limits to natural gas and oil development, has enough signatures to qualify for the ballot in November.
The initiative will ensure a safety zone of 2,500 feet between new oil and gas drilling operations and h... Read More »
Appalachian Power announced Tuesday plans to build two miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line and a substation to improve electric service reliability for customers in Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Appalachian Power and AEP West Virginia Transmission Company Inc. will host an open house next mo... Read More »
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) announced Tuesday the release of its 2018 Utility Energy Storage Market Snapshot, its second annual overview of the energy storage market.
The report uses data and survey responses submitted directly by 137 U.S. utilities that represent more than 82 millio... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy will grant approximately $7 million to two projects to advance associated geologic storage in support of its Carbon Storage Program.
Associated geologic storage is the storage of CO2 in association with enhanced oil recovery or impro... Read More »
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Tuesday that it would award $220 million over 10 years to 33 electric cooperatives to deploy broadband in unserved areas.
The funding came through the FCC’s Connect American Fund II (CAF II) reverse auction. It is the first time the FCC allo... Read More »